41 Park Row on the Pace University campus

Office of Planning, Assessment, and Institutional Research

OPAIR Mission and Goals

The mission of the Office of Planning, Assessment and Institutional Research is to facilitate assessment, planning and decision-making to support a culture of continuous improvement.

OPAIR achieves this mission by:

  • Working collaboratively with University constituents to ensure that the data and analyses provided meets their needs for planning and assessing institutional effectiveness.
  • Providing leadership and support in developing and coordinating a culture of planning, assessment and continuous improvement.
  • Coordinating institutional assessments, surveys and research activities to meet institutional, school/college and departmental needs.
  • Meeting reporting requirements as mandated by federal, state, local, and regional and specialty accrediting organizations as well as ranking publications.

OPAIR adheres to the Code of Ethics and Professional Practice of the Association for Institutional Research.